Northern Ireland Assembly (Elections and Periods of Suspension) Act 2003

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The Northern Ireland Assembly (Elections and Periods of Suspension) Act 2003[1]
Long title An Act to make further provision about the election of the next Northern Ireland Assembly; to make further provision about periods when section 1 of the Northern Ireland Act 2000 is in force; and for connected purposes.
Citation 2003 c 12
Introduced by Paul Murphy[2]
Dates
Royal assent 15 May 2003
Commencement 15 May 2003[3]
Status: Amended
Text of statute as originally enacted
Revised text of statute as amended

The Northern Ireland Assembly (Elections and Periods of Suspension) Act 2003 (c 12) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. The purpose of the Act was to postpone the election of the Northern Ireland Assembly.[4] It was passed because of the suspension of the Northern Ireland Assembly.[5]

Section 6 - Modification of enactments[edit]

The following orders were made under section 6(1):

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The citation of this Act by this short title is authorised by section 8(1) of this Act.
  2. ^ HC Deb, 8 May 2003, vol 404, col 855
  3. ^ The Interpretation Act 1978, section 4(b)
  4. ^ Explanatory notes, paragraph 3
  5. ^ Hilaire Barnett. Constitutional & Administrative Law. Fifth Edition. Routledge. 2004. Page 321.

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